2015 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXVIII CRIMES AND PUNISHMENT; PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC DEFENDERS (556-600)
Chapter 569 Arson, Burglary, Trespass, and Related Offenses
Section 569.100 Beginning January 1, 2017--Property damage in the first degree--penalties.
569.100. 1. A person commits the offense of property damage in the first degree if such person:
(1) Knowingly damages property of another to an extent exceeding seven hundred fifty dollars; or
(2) Damages property to an extent exceeding seven hundred fifty dollars for the purpose of defrauding an insurer; or
(3) Knowingly damages a motor vehicle of another and the damage occurs while such person is making entry into the motor vehicle for the purpose of committing the crime of stealing therein or the damage occurs while such person is committing the crime of stealing within the motor vehicle.
2. The offense of property damage in the first degree committed under subdivision (1) or (2) of subsection 1 of this section is a class E felony. The offense of property damage in the first degree committed under subdivision (3) of subsection 1 of this section is a class D felony unless committed as a second or subsequent violation of subdivision (3) of subsection 1 of this section in which case it is a class B felony.
(L. 1977 S.B. 60, A.L. 1986 S.B. 450, A.L. 2012 S.B. 628, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)
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